We use combination of laser and RF treatments to help tighten the skin; commonly used on the face and neck but can also be used on the arms. These treatments are not meant to lose weight or fat but to tighten the skin. Several sessions will be required. This is suitable for those who are not contemplating expensive procedures like face lift or liposuction, which are the Gold standards, against which all other non invasive treatments are compared.
How quickly will I notice a change?
Nearly 75% of those treated see significant improvement. Gradual improvement of the treated area can be seen following the first treatment – with the skin surface of the treated area feeling smoother. As per many of our clients, the results are as good as or better than Thermage and with less pain and less cost.
How do I improve and maintain the Skin tightening treatments?
After you complete treatment series (3-6 at 3-4 weeks intervals), it is recommended to get maintenance treatments periodically. Like any non-surgical or surgical techniques, results will last longer if you follow a balanced diet, use UV sun-protection, use regular skin care and exercise regularly.
Is this treatment right for me?
The majority of the population is suitable for receiving skin tightening treatments; its not effective if the sun damage is extensive with severe collagen loss. You should consult with your physician prior to receiving treatments. People with certain medical conditions may not be suitable. This is not a replacement for traditional surgical invasive liposuction or plastic surgery face lift.
Does the treatment hurt?
Most patients express that the treatment is pleasant, followed by a deep heating sensation underneath their skin like a warm deep tissue massage. The treatment is designed to accommodate your sensitivity and comfort level. It is normal to experience a warm sensation for a few hours post treatment. Your skin may also appear redder than usual for several hours. Nd YAG treatments can be more uncomfortable but studies have shown that they as effective as Thermage type of treatments. RF has less discomfort.
How will I feel after treatment?
It is normal to have an inner heated sensation for up to a few hours post treatment. In some cases, mild redness can be observed.